May 25, 2013

Clever Animal Illustrations Using Negative Space

Clever Animal Illustrations Using Negative Space

George Bokhua is an illustrator and graphic designer from Tbilisi, Georgia. Last month, Bokhua posted a series of animal illustrations to Behance that used negative space to give the animals their recognizable form. You can find highlights of the series below. Be sure to check out George Bokhua’s entire portfolio on Behance for more…

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May 24, 2013

Picture of the Day: Poolside Mountain View

Picture of the Day: Poolside Mountain View

POOLSIDE MOUNTAIN VIEW Photograph by The Cambrian Hotel This is the breathtaking view from the outdoor pool at the Cambrian Hotel in Adelboden, Switzerland. Situated amid the pristine scenery of the Swiss Alps with mountain views in every direction, the year round destination is also within walking distance to the closest ski…

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May 24, 2013

World’s Largest LEGO Model is a 5.3m Piece X-Wing

World’s Largest LEGO Model is a 5.3m Piece X-Wing

Photograph by LEGO On May 23, 2013, LEGO unveiled the world’s largest LEGO model, a 1:1 replica of the LEGO® Star Wars™ X-Wing starfighter, in New York’s Times Square. The massive replica took 32 master builders, five million LEGO bricks and over 17,000 hours to complete. The model weighs nearly 20,865 kilograms (46,000 pounds),…

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May 24, 2013

The Shirk Report – Volume 215

The Shirk Report – Volume 215

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find the 25 funniest images, 10 most interesting articles, and 5 most viral videos from the previous week of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles typically originate from Twitter, RSS and email; videos come from a variety of sources. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com!…

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May 23, 2013

A Hollow House in the Woods

A Hollow House in the Woods

Experimental House was designed by famed Finnish architect Alvar Aalto in 1952. The house was built to serve as a summer getaway and also as an experimental laboratory to test out construction and architecture philosophies such as: foundation systems, free-form brick construction and passive solar heating. [Source] According to galinsky.com: “The house is a…

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May 23, 2013

50 Side by Side Comparisons of Actors and the People They Portrayed

50 Side by Side Comparisons of Actors and the People They Portrayed

Last week, Redditor banana_rhino compiled two large galleries of biopic actors and their real life counterparts (here and here). From artists and musicians, to politicians and sports figures, the biopic is a popular film type in Hollywood and can be a defining role for many actors. While the selection below runs the gamut of…

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May 22, 2013

Picture of the Day: Sunrise from Space

Picture of the Day: Sunrise from Space

SUNRISE FROM SPACE Photograph by NASA In this beautiful capture, the sun is about to come up over the South Pacific Ocean. The colorful scene was photographed by one of the Expedition 35 crew members aboard the Earth-orbiting International Space Station between 4 and 5 a.m. local time, May 5, 2013. The…

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